War of the Rebellion: Serial 081 Page 0264 OPERATIONS IN SE. VA. AND N. C. Chapter LII.

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VIII. That portion of paragraph VI, Special Orders, Numbers 3 from these headquarters, which directed that the 100-days' regiments, ordered to report at the headquarters of the Tenth Army Corps at 5 m. a. to-morrow, should not take with them their arms, is countermanded. These regiments will take with them their arms and sixty rounds of ammunition per man, of which forty will be in the cartridge-boxes and twenty on the person.

IX. Colonel William B. Barton, Forty-eighth New York Volunteers, commanding brigade, will detail from his command two of the old regiments, which shall be so selected as to amount to not more that one half on his brigade, and cause them to report immediately to Brigadier Geneneral John W. Turner, commanding Second Division, tenth Army Corps.

By order of Brigadier General A. H. Terry:

A. TERRY,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

JUNE 20, 1864.

Colonel J. W. SHAFFER, Chief of Staff:

Please send me the tracing General Butler promised me. My troops are now moving to the point designated in the charge of officer sent by General Weitzel.

Yours, respectfully,

R. S. FORSTER,

Brigadier-General.

HEADQUARTERS,

Jones' Neck, June 20, 1864-10.10 p. m.

Colonel J. W. SHAFFER, Chief of Staff:

My column has commenced crossing. I shall get about 1,200 across in the first boats.

Respectfully, yours,

R. S. FORSTER,

Brigadier-General.

HEADQUARTERS FIRST DIVISION, TENTH ARMY CORPS,

In the Field, June 20, 1864-4.45 p. m.

Colonel J. B. HOWELL,

Commanding Brigade:

COLONEL: You will move your command that is to take part in the expedition to-night to the field near corps headquarters without delay.

By order of Brigadier General R. S. Foster:

P. A. DAVIS,

Captain and Assistant Adjutant-General.

(Same to Colonel H. M. Plaisted.)

HDQRS. DEPT. OF VIRGINIA AND NORTH CAROLINA,

In the Field, June 20, 1864-7.30 p. m.

Major-General SMITH:

You will get all the troops of eighteenth Corps ready to cross the Appomattox at daylight to-morrow morning. I have ordered General Brooks to relieve all the troops of your command from the lines. Any